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O The Harm that Good People Do: When a Guiding Principle in Child Welfare is Re-Arranged from ‘Well-being’ to ‘Safety’

The Star Tribune editorial supporting the Governor’s Task Force on the Protection of Children, “A start, but press on to prevent child deaths,” (April 2, 2015), should be met with a note of caution: Essentially, the 93 recommendations have substantially changed the emphasis of Child Protection from “well-being to “safety.”

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Congratulations to our Child Welfare Exemplary Service Award recipients!

Join us in congratulating Heather Rosenthal and Mark Wilhelmson, who are the recipients of our first (soon to be) annual Child Welfare Exemplary Service Award. The Child Welfare Exemplary Service Award was developed in early 2015 by the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) in order to recognize […]

Perspectives of Minnesota Caregivers of Black Children Suspended From School (Race & School Suspensions Series)

Race & School Suspensions SeriesWritten by Wendy Haight, PhD, Gamble-Skogmo Chair

Suspensions and Black Children
The goal of this blog series is to provide information and encourage discussion of solutions for racial disproportionalities in out-of-school suspensions focusing on Black children and families. Effective responses to this complex issue emerge from an understanding […]

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From The Calendar

  • April 28, 2015, 9:30 am: Culturally Responsive Child Welfare Practice
  • April 29, 2015, 8:30 am: Ambit Network's Annual Traumatic Stress Conference
  • May 19, 2015, 12:30 pm: Harris Forum: Developmentally Informed Foster Care for Young Children
  • June 2, 2015, N/A: National Title IV-E Roundtable
  • October 27, 2015, 8:00 am: International Conference on Innovations in Family Engagement

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